|By Marketwired .||
|July 2, 2014 05:52 PM EDT||
REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN -- (Marketwired) -- 07/02/14 -- Viterra Inc. ("Viterra"), today announced a donation of $100,000 to support ongoing flood relief efforts in Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The donation will go to the Canadian Red Cross as it provides assistance to several communities in both provinces.
"Viterra has a very strong presence in many of the communities affected by flooding over the last few days," said Kyle Jeworski, Viterra's President and CEO for North America. "Our thoughts are with our employees, customers, and all those dealing with the impact and the aftermath of this situation, and we would like to recognize the Red Cross for their outstanding work in providing timely assistance."
"The Red Cross is so thankful for this generous gift from Viterra which will help families in Saskatchewan and Manitoba get back on their feet after these devastating floods," says Cindy Fuchs, Provincial Director for the Red Cross.
Viterra is Canada's grain industry leader, supported by the expertise of its people, a superior network of assets, and unrivalled connections to world markets. Headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan, our commitment to agriculture goes back nearly 100 years, partnering with farmers to market and move their crops to areas of need around the world. Our continued focus on operational excellence throughout North America allows us to efficiently handle, process, distribute and transport grains and oilseeds. We provide further value to our partners through a wide variety of contracting and risk management tools to help them realize the full potential of their crops. For more information on Viterra in North America, please visit www.viterra.com. Viterra is part of the Agricultural Business Segment of Glencore.